By Dr. Yochanan Muffs,David Hartman
A attention-grabbing exploration of the numerous faces of God and what they exhibit approximately our personal humanity He was once an entire pantheon in Himself…. He regularly seemed in lots of and ever-changing roles lest He be frozen and switched over into the dumb idols He Himself despised. God used to be a polyvalent character who, by way of mirroring to guy His many faces, supplied the types that guy so had to live to tell the tale and flourish. this can be the genuine humanity of God. —from the creation In scholarly yet obtainable phrases, with many startling and debatable insights, well known Bible student Dr. Yochanan Muffs examines the anthropomorphic evolution of the Divine Image—from author of the cosmos to God the daddy, God the husband, God the king, God the "chess-player," God the final word master—and how those various photographs of God have formed our religion and global view. Muffs additionally examines how expressions of divine energy, divine will and divine love during the Bible have helped strengthen the modern human and our enriching dialectic among religion and doubt.
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Personhood of God: Biblical Theology, Human Faith and the Divine Image by Dr. Yochanan Muffs,David Hartman